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Table 1 Preoperative patients’ characteristics

From: Change in luminal diameter of the left internal thoracic artery anastomosed to the totally occluded left anterior descending coronary artery

Variables Group 1 Group 2 P value
Number of Cases 28 43  
Sex (male : female) 24 : 4 35 : 8  
Age (years) 60.8 ± 8.9 58.9 ± 8.1 0.89
Preoperative diagnosis
 Stable angina 6 10  
 Unstable angina 12 22  
 Old myocardial infarction 2 1  
 Acute myocardial infarction 8 10  
LV ejection fraction (%) 49.9 ± 14.7 57.5 ± 12.6 0.03
Infarct site on electrocardiogram
 LAD territory 7 9  
 LCX territory 2 5  
 RCA territory 10 16  
Coronary angiographic findings
 Left main disease 12 17  
 Three-vessel disease 16 23  
 Two-vessel disease 6 12  
  1. LV left ventricle, LAD left anterior descending coronary artery, LCX left circumflex coronary artery, RCA right coronary artery